University of Rhode Island Professor of Biomedical Engineering Helen Huang is leading a study to develop a computer-controlled prosthetic leg that can aid in stumble detection. The study is a collaborative effort between URI, Brown University and Nunnery Orthotics and Prosthetic Technologies in North Kingstown, RI With the number of lower limb amputees growing in this country, the research is playing a vital role in improving the lives of amputees.
Learn how and why liquid mixture is poured over the unfinished socket when making prosthetics with expert tips on how to make artificial limbs in this free online prostheses video clip. Expert: Tony Kapechuk Bio: Tony Kapechuk is an Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician who spent three years at Hanger Prosthetics and the past two at Koebers Prosthetic and Orthotic Labs. Filmmaker: Brian Keller
Video Rating: 4 / 5